Benchmark Wines By
Sine Qua Non

$262.00 This item is in the collection: The VIP Cellar

Sine Qua Non Roussanne Jinete Bajo Vin de Paille 2008 375ml

9 In-Stock 375ml
OWC
WA 96
V 95
To request an OWC, please inquire.
Browse All Wines

Tasting Notes

WA96

The days of the Mr. K wines are gone forever with the tragically premature death of Austrian Alois Kracher, who had partnered with Manfred Krankl in this intriguing homage to sweet nectars. Krankl continues on his own, and in Spring, 2011, he will release the 2008 Jinete Bajo Roussanne Vin de Paille, which is named after his wife`s favorite horse. Made from 100% estate fruit, with a finished alcohol level of 11.8%, a whopping 240 grams per liter of residual sugar, and 8.7 grams of acidity, this is a pure nectar of honeyed marmalade, waxy, syrupy honeysuckle, exotic creme brulee, and citrus. The remarkable acidity cuts through the extraordinary sweetness, so the impression is fresh and vibrant. Krankl has pulled off a marvelous balancing act with this cuvee. How long will it last? I have no idea - maybe 50-100 years, but given the fact there are only 235 cases of half bottles, most of it will be consumed before 2020.


Other wines you may like

Abreu Cabernet Sauvignon Madrona Ranch 2005

2 In-Stock 750ml
WA 98
$368.00

Colgin Cabernet Sauvignon Herb Lamb Vineyard 1995

1 In-Stock 750ml
WA 98
$499.00

Hundred Acre Cabernet Sauvignon Kayli Morgan Vineyard 2007

6 Pre-Arrival 750ml
WA 100
$799.00
Sine Qua Non brand image

The Winery

Sine Qua Non

We love rarity, and Sine Qua Non is rare by design. For every vintage winemaker Manfred Krankl not only makes new wine, but designs a new label and bottle style. Each bottle is a work of art with a name that seems to capture its essence. Benchmark is proud to have one of the largest collections of Sine Qua Non in the country, ready to deliver at your request.

www.sinequanon.com



Rare Wines, Serious Collectors

As the #1 back-vintage retailer in the US, Benchmark Wine Group prides itself on being a trusted source for the greatest wines in the world. Their unparalleled market knowledge and exceptional service have come together to provide the most accessible cellar of rare and sought-after wines with a guarantee.